4/16/17
This is Bistek al la Mexicana a common dish found many places. There are several places I get this some better than others but all real decent! Kind of a tomato based sauce with generally pretty tender pieces of beef and a fair amount of it. The rice is pretty generic but the frijoles can be something else. This also includes as many fresh made in front of you tortillas you want and brought to you with a smile. Something like this costs around 50-60 pesos or $3. The squeezed as you watch orange juice is 20 and brings the price up a bit but worth it. Nothing in the States I've ever had compares to this not even close plus it'll cost 7-10 smacks. I don't know what I'm going to eat when I return. It will be an adjustment as I do this so much that is go into Puerto Vallarta on the south side and have me a excellent lunch with "real" Mexican food not the slop I get back there. I do not plan on eating out much at all only at maybe three select places. Pricey yes but worth it because it's so good. I threw away so much money last summer eating way overpriced shitty food. Several times the food got thrown away as well. The whole of Mexico is an eating machine I tell you. I'm gonna miss this.

I feel good and and think the higher temps and humidity contributes to that. It's the same every time. After a month or two you realize and say " Hey I feel pretty damn good!"

Just as important I believe the food made fresh with wholesome fresh ingredients as well contributes to that. Get off the bus in town the food smells everywhere make me hungry just like that.

1/18/10

Service Fees From Banks For Haiti

From a friend today- here's da link you betcha

Long story short is that credit card companies make a rule of taking up to 3% of every dollar we all donate to disaster relief- so, just as we are all reaching out to help our fellow humans in Haiti, the banks reach out to take an undeserved cut. AAARRGGH! They should be ashamed.

Please use the link below to sign a petition to prevent banks from charging "service fees" on charitable contributions- we need to get back to some basic human values here.
Thanks! Peace. jen

5 comments:

  1. Yeah, I love that JP Morgan donated a cool million to Haiti. The next day they posted profits of 1.3 billion. How much did those fuckers get in the US taxpayers bailiout, 25 billion?

    A World Bank loan of 1.2 billion to Haiti was forgiven six months ago. Guess they met the poverty standard because about 80% of the population makes $2 a day. The wealthy don't pay income taxes and the country has been in debt since they bought their freedom in about 1804 (?)

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  2. Sprint has been making a bundle off people who have been donating through text services. Lovely.

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  3. Please read Naomi Klein's The Shock Doctrine and this will all make perfect sense from a bankers point of view. The weasels.

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  4. Check out Nunya's post on this today.

    Don't anybody forget for a second that this country of ours overthrew a democratically elected president and lied their fucking asses off about it with the help of our whore media the exception Democracy Now and other lefty web sites.

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  5. We have screwed Haiti over for many decades and many times now we can make it right I hope. It really bothers me those asses are Capitalizing off this. They should do it for free and I thought they were by now. I remember signing a petition a few days back.

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